Explore how Christians can pray and show support during the holy month of Ramadan, understand its equivalent in Christianity, and learn significant Ramadan prayers.
How can Christians pray during Ramadan?
Pray for new Muslim-background believers as they respond to questions and scrutiny for not participating in Ramadan festivities. Pray for believers to be emboldened by the Holy Spirit in taking opportunities to share the Gospel and exemplifying the love of Christ with their Muslim friends and family.
What is the equivalent of Ramadan in Christianity?
Lent is 40 days of reflection and preparation observed by Christians, while Ramadan is a month-long period of fasting and spiritual reflection observed by Muslims.
What do you pray for fasting in Ramadan?
“O Allah, I ask of You, by Your mercy that encompasses everything, to forgive me.” Ibn Majah reported from Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-Aas that Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “A fasting person, upon breaking his fast, has a supplication that will not be rejected.”
What is the best prayer in Ramadan?
Allahumma innaka afuwwun tuhibbu al-afwa fa’fu anni. Oh Allah you are forgiving, and you love forgiveness, so forgive me. Ramadan is a time of forgiveness, so make sure you read this dua as much as you can.